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Eriodictyon angustifolium
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Narrow Leaved Yerba Santa
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Eriodictyon angustifolium

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About Narrow Leaved Yerba Santa (Eriodictyon angustifolium) Eriodictyon angustifolium, Narrow-leaved Yerba Santa, is a perennial shrub found in western North America, primarily in California, Utah, Nevada, and Baja California. This plant has white, five-petalled flowers that bloom in June or July. The toothed leaves, about 10 centimeters in length, are sticky above and hairy below.
Plant Description
Plant Type

Max. Height
7 ft (2.1 m)

Flower Color

Native Status
Natural Setting
Site Type
Washes, slopes

Sun, Part Shade

Elevation ?
508' - 7108'

Annual Precip. ?
4.4" - 10.4"

Summer Precip. ?
1.00" - 2.93"

Coldest Month ?
39.5° F - 61.4° F

Hottest Month ?
64.2° F - 88.8° F

Humidity ?
4.58 vpd - 42.79 vpd

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Hedges, Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
Narrowleaf Yerba Santa

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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